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Some Spooky Action for #Halloween

Here’s an extract from my work in progress, a supernatural comedy for kids! Chapter One: Spooky Action Charlie Busby lay in bed, watching a spider as it built its web in the corner of the sloping ceiling. He could hear … Continue reading

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Pearl on #Brexit

Hi, Pearl here! When Snip and Frieda’s humans go out, they leave Radio 4 on to keep the dogs company, so Snip and Frieda are well informed about British politics. I, on the other hand, know very little about it, … Continue reading

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Tips from a TV Writer

I’m a member of Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, and we’re lucky enough to have some excellent guest speakers at our monthly meetings. This month’s speaker was screenwriter and novelist Rob Gittins, who has worked on virtually every long-running British … Continue reading

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Lazy Pearl and Free Writing

You may have noticed that Pearl’s posts have been somewhat sporadic since she took over from Millie. This is because greyhounds are basically lazy. They sometimes have spurts of energy, but they prefer to spend most of their time chilling … Continue reading

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What Pearly thought of Dorian Greyhound

Hi, Pearl here! As promised in my last post, here are my thoughts on The Picture of Dorian Greyhound, which I have just finished reading. I immediately fell in love with Dorian, a beautiful and innocent young Greyhound who has … Continue reading

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Advice, please!

I recently read on a writing advice website that ‘He took a deep breath’ is a cliche. Now, I’ll admit we don’t want a character taking a deep breath every five minutes. However, in certain circumstances a human being does … Continue reading

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It’s Anne of Avonlea – but not as we know it!

Hi, Pearl here! Did I tell you that Millie taught me to read? It took me a while to get the hang of it – especially the Kindle – but now I’m pretty good, even if I say so myself. … Continue reading

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Flower Fail

I’m not having much luck growing flowers on Millie’s grave. I used one of those wildflower packs that contain a mix of seeds and compost. I followed all the instructions, put copper bands down to keep the slugs off, and watered … Continue reading

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Gateway to Magic

Originally posted on Author & Songwriter Kevin Cooper:
STEVEN IS A BOY WHO PLAYS TO WIN – BUT THIS IS NO GAME.THIS IS AN ADVENTURE HE CAN’T CONTROL.Steven Topcliff loves gaming but doesn’t believe in fairies or magic – until…

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Nightmare Hair #dreamdeeply

Have you ever wondered why you can go to bed with perfectly tidy hair and yet wake up in the morning looking like you’ve swapped heads with Worzel Gummidge? Maybe you thought it was down to tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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